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This title combines original research, case studies, and synoptic analysis to cover highly charged topics in America today. Each chapter in this edited volume offers conditional responses to three essential questions about the disciplinary status of homeland security: What are the domain's central problems? What research methods are best able to address those problems? What has research contributed to addressing homeland security's core problems?
The volume is divided into two main sections.
Part I: Immigration and Management covers topics such as:
Gaps in securing the borderland
Part II: The Resilient Homeland addresses issues such as
Lessons learned from the pandemic
Disaster recovery and preparedness
This publication bridges knowledge from various topics related to homeland security into one volume.
About the Author
Yoku Shaw-Taylor serves as the lead author of this book. He is an Applied Sociologist with a PhD from George Washington University. He was Research Scientist at the NORC, University of Chicago, and an Operations Research Analyst (Contractor) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is the author of Immigration, Assimilation, and Border Security also published by Bernan Press. The other contributors to this volume are all experts in their field. They are affiliated with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence: Borders, Trade, and Immigration Institute, a consortium led by the University of Houston and, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence: Coastal Resilience Center, a consortium led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There are new findings from researchers who previously worked or currently work at the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, or the New York City Health Department. There is also analysis from a consultant previously affiliated the World Customs Organization, and new information from professors or instructors with ties to University of Massachusetts, Tulane University, and Louisiana State University.